Category Archives: In the News

In The News: White Supremacist Kills 3, Seminole Woman Survives Bear Attack, Mother Accused in Infant Deaths

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:09 am

Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings – Three people were killed on Sunday after a 73-year-old white supremacist opened fire on two Jewish community facilities. The suspect was seen shouting “Heil Hitler” on camera upon his arrest. [...]

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In The News: WESH Dish standoff resolved, Clinton Backs Crist, Rise in Bible Antagonism, Pennsylvania School Stabbing

By on April 9th, 2014 | Last updated: April 9, 2014 at 2:16 pm

WESH Dish standoff resolved – NBC and CW lineups are expected to return to normal because the standoff between Dish Network and Hearst Television affiliates has been resolved. Hearst owns NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 and CW affiliate WKCF-Channel 18 . Orlando [...]

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Alachua School Budget , US Pork Prices Rise, Abortion Bill Moves Forward, Autistic Children and Disney, Medicare’s Excessive Pay

By on April 9th, 2014 | Last updated: April 9, 2014 at 10:41 am

Local schools could lose $5 million in state funding  – Alachua County Public Schools could potentially lose $5 million in their budget due to a district reporting error. The Gainesville Sun US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs [...]

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In the News: Homeowner Shoots Intruder, Alachua County Receives Grant Help Mentally Ill, UF Search for Machen’s Successor, UConn Wins NCAA Championship

By on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 10:26 am

Cops: Winter Haven homeowner fatally shot intruder – A homeowner in Winter Haven shot and killed an intruder who was breaking into his family’s home. Even after firing a warning shot, the intruder continued to break in. Police said the [...]

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In The News: Times Surveys State Lawmakers, Nine Dead in Weekend Crashes, Man Started Fire to get Rid of Bugs, Lawmakers seek to Draw Medical Tourists

By on April 7th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 3:20 pm

Lawmakers Seek to Draw Medical Tourists to Florida – The Florida House and Senate want to pump $5 million into efforts to promote Florida’s healthcare system. The efforts aim to make Florida a destination for people around the world seeking medical [...]

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In The News: Olympian Takes Stand in Trial, Signals Found in Jet Search, Man Tried Eye-Gouging, Two Die Filming Movie

By on April 7th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 10:37 am

Pistorius testifies, apologizes to girlfriend’s family – Oscar Pistorius, the former Olympian accused of murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013, took the stand Monday in his murder trial. He apologized to her family and maintained that the shooting was [...]

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In The News: State Senate, Pension Reform, Scott Campaign, Russia Sends U.S. Message

By on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 3, 2014 at 11:15 pm

Bill for earlier session start advances in Senate – The Florida State Senate approved a bill Wednesday to move the start of the 2016 legislative session from March to January. SaintPetersBlog House public pension reform will focus on 2013 Senate proposal –Speaker of the [...]

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Lower Vehicle Registration Fees, Rep. Jolly Asks for ACA Money Transfer, The Future of Obamacare, Tuition for Illegal Residents

By on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am

Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. [...]

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In The News: Congress Stops Payment Cuts For Doctors Serving Medicare Patients, Gas Prices Highest In Florida, Hampton Residents Save City, Local Teacher Runs For Congress, Florida Leads Obamacare Enrollment

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 10:57 am

Congress Passes Bill To Stop Payment Cuts To Medicare Doctors – The bill halts a 24 percent cut in the payments that would have started today. Congress acknowledges that the bill is a temporary, one-year delay and does not solve [...]

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In The News: Witness Shot Before Trial, Florida GI Bill Signed, Georgia’s New Gun Law, Live Oak Trails Coming Soon

By on March 31st, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Warlocks murder trial begins in Sanford – A witness for the defense in David Maloney’s murder trial was shot Monday, March 31. Maloney is accused of murdering three members of a rival biker club during a shootout. Orlando Sentinel Reactions [...]

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